Jon Wentzel joined D.C.-based Nuclear Energy Institute as vice president of communications today. Wentzel will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of NEI’s digital communications, media relations and editorial content in order to promote timely and effective coverage of the nuclear energy industry. He arrives at NEI from Burson-Marsteller, where as executive vice president U.S. chief client officer he was responsible for the quality of service provided to clients. Wentzel also led the agency’s U.S. public relations work for Walgreens Boots Alliance. For more than a year he served as chair of the agency’s U.S. consumer and brand marketing practice, helping organizations with branding and integrated communications. Prior to his role at Burson-Marsteller, Wentzel served as the lead of the corporate communications and public affairs practices for the western region at Ogilvy Public Relations.
DC-area agency LMO has combined their Creative, Web and Technology/Engineering departments into one unified group known as ‘Creative Technology’ and promoted their former director of UX, Cory Magin to a newly created role – director of creative & UX. Magin is responsible for bridging isolated teams and disciplines together and bringing a more integrated, forward-thinking offering to agency clients.
Frost Miller in Bethesda has been hired to provide marketing support for the first-ever Crohn’s and Colitis Congress™ developed through a partnership of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA). This new annual inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) congress, which will take place January 18-20, 2018, in Las Vegas.